Posts Tagged ‘Damage’

Accidental, Malicious, Deliberate damage or Wear & Tear – What is the difference?

 

A common query our Property Managers often hear from Landlords and Tenants is…

“What is accidental damage and how is this different to malicious damage, deliberate damage and/or wear and tear?”

From an insurance perspective, it is defined as per below:

Accidental Damage: An unexpected or sudden loss. This is generally something that is an accident and not planned or intentional. Examples include spills on … Read the full post »

Accidental Damage vs. Wear & Tear – Updated

A common query we often hear from people including Landlords and Tenants is “What is accidental damage and how is this different to malicious damage, deliberate damage and/or Wear and Tear?”. 

This is a great question! 

In the marketplace, some Landlords have unrealistic expectations that their property will remain in exactly the same condition at the end of the lease as when their Tenants first move in. This is not … Read the full post »